Promoted as "the first animated miniseries ever," the specials were broadcast in prime-time on CBS during the 1988-89 television season. Meant as both education and entertainment, the shows find the Peanuts gang witnessing and participating in historic events and discoveries. For more details, visit the Peanuts Animation & Video Page.
The eight episodes are:
- The Mayflower Voyagers
- The Birth of the Constitution
- The Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk
- The NASA Space Station
- The Building of the Transcontinental Railroad
- The Great Inventors
- The Smithsonian and the Presidency
- The Music and Heroes of America
The list price for the set is $26.99, and it can be ordered from online retailers now.